Farmville man facing multiple drug charges

PITT COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) – A month-long investigation into the sale of drugs has landed a Farmville man in jail.

Pitt County deputies say Solomon Alves was arrested Thursday after a traffic stop on Askew Road.

During a search of the man’s vehicle, they found narcotics and cash.

The 32-year-old Alves was charged with possession with the intent to sell/deliver cocaine, possession with the intent to sell/deliver marijuana, a maintainng a dwelling for controlled substances.

Deputies say Alves was also wanted for possession of a stolen gun from Greenville.

Alves was released after posting a $50,000 secured bond.